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Illegal Somali immigrants nabbed

Written By:Rose Kamau   , Posted: Thu, May 08, 2008

Twenty six illegal immigrants from Somalia were arrested Tuesday when Police in Mombasa smashed a human smuggling syndicate.

Confirming the incident, District police Chief Patrick Wafula told the Kenya News Agency in his office that the immigrants were arrested aboard a Nairobi Bound bus at a road block by police in Miritini along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway at about 2.00am.

Wafula said the twenty – six men aged between 30 and 40 years did not have any official travel documents.

He said the immigrants are being interrogated by the anti-terrorism police unit to establish under what circumstances they found their way into the country.

The OCPD said that police became suspicious after the illegal immigrants asked for a Somali translator as they did not understand either English or Kiswahili.

He said the suspects would be charged in court for flouting immigration procedures once investigations were complet


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